English, Humanities, Arts and Languages

Communicate and appreciate.

Explore the human condition through literature, language, the arts and more. The English, Humanities, Arts and Languages division of NSCC offers courses for students to learn creative and technical writing, speech communications, foreign languages, literature, art, philosophy and music.

This division focuses on teaching critical thinking and an appreciation of other cultures. With research skills and a significant understanding of the humanities, you’ll leave Nashville State with effective communication skills and more.

Our Mission

To inspire students to be creative, critical thinkers who communicate effectively and who value lifelong intellectual and aesthetic growth.

Our Programs

English and Communications

Write, compose and read literature while learning organizational patterns, literary development and modes of thought in our English program.


Enhance and refine your verbal and interpersonal skills in our Speech Communications program.

Creative Technologies

Humanities and Arts

Examine different ways to interpret the human experience both as a collective and as an individual. The Nashville State Humanities courses prompt students to analyze values, culture, tradition, creativity and human nature from around the world.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

We have courses designed to teach you the English academic vocabulary and language skills required in American college classes.

Learn more.

Division Contacts

Patricia Armstrong, Dean, K-108G

Susan Tucker, Secretary III, C-112

Chivonne Peeler, Secretary II, K-108A